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What does science already know about existing health-related information and the way in which it is used? To answer this question, we analysed available findings.
How the sensitive topic cancer was addressed in the entertainment television series “Club der roten Bänder” [Red Band Society]” is the focus of this project.
The City of Hamburg started the campaign “Sleep Well, Baby” to ensure that babies sleep well and safely. However, how do young parents perceive this campaign?
Health data is recorded and analysed on a large scale nowadays. But what are the risks and potentials?
Audio-visual media, such as television, can play an important role for issues regarding health. In his thesis, Michael Grimm examines the way in which medical issues are displayed in language and images and how patients understand these presentations.
Dr. Claudia Lampert has written a review of "Bonfadelli, H.; Friemel, T. (2020). Kommunikationskampagnen im Gesundheitsbereich. 3., völlig überarbeite Auflage [Communication Campaigns in the Health Sector. 3., Completely Revised Edition]", which can be read in the current issue o...
Dr. Claudia Lampert, Eva Baumann and Bettina Fromm have written a chapter on "Health Communication" which has been published in the latest edition of the Handbook on Health Sciences.
About the Handbook
Health sciences analyse determinants of health and illness. They derive concepts for im...
Claudia Lampert writes about digital health services for children in the journal "Kinder- und Jugendmedizin [Child and Youth Medicine]". The issue focuses on "Neue Medien und Gesundheit [New Media and Health]".
The entire issue and individual articles can be downloaded here for...
Claudia Lampert, Daniel Tolks, Kevin Dadaczynski and their colleagues write about how playful approaches like "serious games" and "gamification" are used to distribute health-related information. The article examines the effects and the current state of studies as well as the adv...
Dr. Claudia Lampert takes a look at the large variety of health apps in her article in the Bundesgesundheitsblatt. As an open access publication, the article is available free of charge.
Gesundheits-Apps erfahren zunehmend Aufmerksamkeit und verstärkt Rückenwind au...
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